Download and install Android 8.1 Oreo OPS28.49-2 Soak Test for Moto G5S (Montana):
It was earlier reported that Motorola is preparing to released Android 8.1 Oreo for Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus in a few days. A few back Motorola started the Motorola Feedback Network program and opened registrations for Oreo testers, but now it seems the Android 8.1 Oreo for Moto G5S is released today as a soak test. Regular roll out will begin in a few days. The Moto G5S Android 8.1 Oreo soak test carries build OPS28.49-2 which is rolling out in Brazil and a few other countries. Motorola decided to skip Android 8.0 in favor of Android 8.1 Oreo for Moto G5S. If you have already enrolled for the Motorola Feedback Network then you’ll be getting the Oreo OTA on your Moto G5S anytime soon. Below we have mentioned the details and features Android 8.1 Oreo for Moto G5S and the process to get it on your device.
Android 8.1 Oreo OPS28.49-2 for Moto G5S: Features
The Motorola official Support page is pretty generic and doesn’t explain much about the update except June security update. The update brings major jump from Nougat to Android 8.1 Oreo, but as with any Oreo update the update should be coming with Picture In Picture Mode, Auto-fill, better Notification handling, Homepage improvements, smart font options and improved battery and a lot more.
More details about Oreo update for Moto G5S:
Device Name: Moto G5S
OS update: Android 8.1 Oreo
Build number: OPS28.49-2
Android Security Patch Level: 01 June, 2018
Update size: 1.18GB
Download Android 8.1 Oreo OPS28.49-2 OTA on Moto G5S(Montana)
Sign in with your Account in the Motorola Feedback Network or signup if you are new user. Once you signed in just follow the instructions below to update Oreo on your device.
Tap the Settings icon in the apps drawer.
In the Setting menu, head to the “About phone” section.
Now select tap on “System updates” and check for the available system updates.
Tap on Download if it notifies you of the update, and let it install automatically.
As we mentioned above that only stock un-rooted device is eligible for the update, don’t waste your device waiting for the OTA if your device is rooted, it will never gonna happen you need to switch to manual firmware installation.
Note: If you get OTA update right on your device, then before installing the update it is mandatory to charge your device minimum at 60% to avoid shut down. Good Luck 🙂